The board of trustees, with the consent of the city council, may provide for the operation and maintenance through tenants of the whole or any part of any municipal hospital acquired or constructed by it pursuant to this article, and for that purpose may enter into any lease agreement which it believes will best serve the interest of the municipal hospital; provided, that any lease entered into for the operation of any municipal hospital shall require the tenant or lessee to conform to and abide by each and all of the provisions of Section 37609.1. No lease for the operation of an entire hospital shall run for a term in excess of 30 years. No lease for the operation of less than an entire hospital shall run for a term in excess of 10 years.
(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 72, Sec. 19. Effective May 28, 1992.)